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EFCC arrests 37 youths for Online fraud in Ekiti

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)during a raid on Monday, arraigned 37 suspects for alleged Internet fraud at their hideout in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

Reports have it that two siblings, Dele and Tunde Dada, were among the suspects arrested, with the agency confiscating scores of vehicles, laptops, phones, and other items.

A statement by the Head, Media, and Publicity, Ilorin zonal office, EFCC, Ayodele Babatunde, said operatives on Monday raided the hideout and arrested the suspects.

The arrest, according to the statement, is sequel to a series of intelligence reports on the alleged criminal activities of some Internet fraudsters operating in the area.

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The statement read in part, “Officers of the commission had carried out a series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going on in the area, which established that the location where the suspects were rounded up, is a hideout for fraudsters.

“Two of the suspects arrested are brothers of the same parent – Dele and Tunde Dada.

Others include;
Segun Kazeem
Adepoju Pelumi
Jejelowo Segun
David Ojo
Sodiq Adetoye
Opeyemi Akiniyi
Michael Ekundayo
Victor Olujobi
Damilola Akinluyi
Attamah Hyauth.

Ade Ajayi Tobi
Oyewola Adewunmi
Emmanuel Bello
Lekan Oyewole
Oso Opeyemi
Oluwaseun Temitope Ezekiel
Akinrodolu Sunday
Emmanuel Attah

Sunday Adedoyin
George Tobi
Odunayo Daramola
Olubola Olushola Sunday
Temitope Ayomide


Faboro John Oluwagbotemi
Ajibade Timilehin Emmanuel
Momoh Ranti

Ajibade Seyi
Eniola Abdulbasit
Oreoluwa Ayuba
Christopher Olutobiloba
Samuel Ajayi
Abiodun Akeem
Tunde Orija
Ajila Ayodeji
Oyeleke Kehinde.

“The suspects are currently under investigation, to determine their culpability in the alleged crime and will be charged soon.” 

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